Walmart will host first nationwide food drive at all its stores, seek the help of facebook fans in selecting communities to receive $1.5 million in grants, donate 65 refrigerator food trucks to Feeding America network of food banks and help the Salvation Army to provide meals with a $1 million donation.
The United Nations has delayed the shift to international accounting standards to 2012 though it was supposed to have started in 2010 while the UN secretariat said it would implement it from 2014.
In anticipation of a busy holiday travel season ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is launching a campaign -- If You See Something, Say Something -- to raise public awareness and strengthening security.
Oksana Grigorieva, Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend who is lodged in a custody battle with him, has given an hour-long interview to Larry King, defying a court-ordered media ban.
Demi Lovato's hit show 'Sonny with a Chance' will carry on production without the star for the next season. But the channel is making adjustments to buy time to allow Demi to recover from rehab.
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, former stars of reality show 'Newlyweds', are both getting married again; albeit to different people.
It's official - Darren Aronofsky will be directing the next Wolverine movie.
The Beatles are said to be on board the iTunes store following a teasing message on Apple homepage and media reports suggesting a deal.
Boston-based college admission and career solutions provider ConnectEDU has raised $7-million in funding from a consortium led by Allen & Co. to establish regional service centers across the U.S. catering high schools, colleges and employer partners.
An event on Wednesday of high fashion in fusion with the high tech will test Google's foray into the world fashion.
Replying to a question whether his relationship with other G20 leaders suffered because of some electoral setbacks back home, he said his relationship with some of the leaders was far better now than two years ago when he first took over the office.
U.S. President Barack Obama said the G20 economies have been successful in putting the world economy back on the path of recovery, but admitted that the progress was not fast enough as expected, especially in creating more jobs.
The Group of 20 at its summit in Seoul announced setting up of an SME Finance Innovation Fund with $ 28 million in fresh commitments and another $510 million drawn from their existing commitments in other funds.
The Group of 20 at its summit in Seoul is likely to commit millions of dollars fund to help finance small and medium enterprises and innovative financing models.
The G20 urgently needs to agree on steps to achive recovery from the global economic crisis, failing which children will be the most affected, says 'Save the Children', a UK-based non-profit organization, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Seoul.
The global slump has pushed 64 million people into extreme poverty or living off with less than $1.25 a day, says an estimate of the World Bank. Oxfam, another non-profit said its research showed 56 poor countries face a $65-billion fiscal hole in their budgets.
The G20 Seoul summit has agreed the BASEL III recommendation on reducing reliance on credit rating agencies (CRAs) but the onus of effecting rules relies on individual nations, said a spokesperson at the summit media centre on Thursday.
The Group of 20 (G20) leaders in Seoul could not thrash out any agreement on contentious forex and currency issues though talks ran through past midnight on Wednesday, said a spokesman at the summit media hall on Thursday morning.
South Korea will raise the North Korean nuclear program when President Lee Myung-bak holds bilateral talkswith the heads of six nations which are party to Six-Nation Talks, on the sidelines of the G20 Seoul summit.